National Institute of Fashion Technology:

NIFT set up in 1986, under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

The faculty of the NIFT includes education enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, researchers and analysts.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts NIFT entrance exam in order to shortlist aspirants for admission in design programmes offered by it.

Considered to be a pioneer in fashion education.

NIFT has its headquarters in New Delhi. Apart from this city, NIFT has domestic centers at Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Shillong and Raebareli.

To get admission into Bachelor of Design (BDes), Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFTech), courses at NIFT, candidates need to appear for NIFT Entrance Test which consists two papers GAT (General Ability Test) & CAT

(Creative Ability Test).

NIFT offers BDes programme in the following specializations:

  • • Fashion Design
  • • Leather Design
  • • Accessory Design
  • • Textile Design
  • • Knitwear Design
  • • Fashion Communication

Dates of Application :

Online Registration: November 2, 2016 (As on Date).

Last Date for Online Registration:January 10, 2017 (As on Date).

Written Exam Date: February 12, 2017(As on Date).

Situation Test/Group Discussion/Interview: April-May, 2017 (As on Date).

Declaration of FinalResult: End of May/June

Note: For Bachelor of Fashion Technology, Students need to have Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics in Higher Secondary.


Career Options for Fashion Design Graduates :

  • Fashion Designers for MNC/Domestic Apparel Brands.
  • Export Houses/Buying Houses.
  • Industrial Pattern Makers.
  • Production Designer for Movies and Serials.
  • Visual Merchandisers.
  • Costume Designers.
  • Design Consultant in various Fields.
  • Fashion Choreographers.
  • Set Designer.
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fashion Journalists.
  • Retail Buyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Retail Merchandiser
  • Wedding Designer
  • Fashion Curator

All India Top Fashion Technology Colleges ,

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Delhi.
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mumbai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bengaluru
  • Pearl Academy of Fashion, Delhi
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Chennai.
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kolkata
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Gandhinagar.
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bhopal
  • Amity School of Fashion Technology, Noida


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